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New York Times, Sunday, June 3, 2012

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 164 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pages (through) : LEAFS
6. Moon shots? : REARS
11. Lead-ins to many YouTube videos : ADS
14. Sunset color : MAUVE
19. Maker of Reynolds Wrap : ALCOA
20. Film composer Morricone : ENNIO
21. A fire sign : LEO
22. Saint Clare of Assisi's sister : AGNES
23. WARNING: Suspension system prone to failure : SWORDOFDAMOCLES
26. Company that owns Lands' End : SEARS
27. Tea flavoring : HERB
28. Gershwin title character : BESS
29. WARNING: May contain Greeks : TROJANHORSE
31. High-precision rifle user : SNIPER
33. Its first car was the Model AA : TOYOTA
35. Well-connected industrialists? : OILMEN
36. Generally preferred work shift : DAY
37. John : LAV
38. Raring to go : PSYCHED
40. They get punched out : CHADS
43. "The Ballad of ___," 1967 comedy/western : JOSIE
45. Part of L.A.P.D. : LOS
46. Litter member : PUP
49. Function : ROLE
50. WARNING: Possible heart-related side effects : CUPIDSARROW
54. 1966 Florentine flooder : ARNO
55. Musandam Peninsula nation : OMAN
56. Big-box store : IKEA
57. Single-masted boat : SLOOP
58. Uncorks : OPENS
59. Proves false : CONFUTES
61. Crime film centerpiece : HEIST
62. Very tame tom : LAPCAT
63. Avoided bogey : PARRED
64. Picket line? : FENCE
65. Bordeaux grape : MERLOT
66. Silently says "So what?" : SHRUGS
67. Furniture purchase : SUITE
68. Rent : LEASEOUT
70. Newswoman Roberts : COKIE
71. Source of the word "bandanna" : HINDI
72. Saloon singer Sylvia : SYMS
73. Pods often pickled : OKRA
74. Foot, e.g. : UNIT
75. WARNING: Cutting tool required : GORDIANKNOT
77. Tour de force : FEAT
78. Entertainment center location : DEN
79. Unrefined : RAW
80. ___ United (English football club) : LEEDS
81. Perplex : ADDLE
82. Company whose ads have "Peanuts" characters : METLIFE
86. Not be entirely independent : OWE
87. Japanese kana character : CHI
88. Big name in suits : SPEEDO
91. ___ Creed (statement of religious beliefs) : NICENE
93. Gliding dance step : CHASSE
96. WARNING: Do not open : PANDORASBOX
98. Nettle : RILE
100. Completely cover : COAT
102. "The Addams Family" actor John : ASTIN
103. WARNING: Effects on children unknown : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
106. Ending with farm or home : STEAD
107. Nothing but : ALL
108. Olympic group? : RINGS
109. "Rubber Duckie" singer : ERNIE
110. Thomas of stage and screen : MARLO
111. Mens ___ : REA
112. Biofuel source : ALGAE
113. Supplement : ADDTO
1. Old naval punishment : LASH
2. Actor Cary : ELWES
3. Symbol used to mark England's National Trails : ACORN
4. WARNING: May cause damnation if swallowed : FORBIDDENFRUIT
5. Unfortunate : SAD
6. Consult, with "to" : REFER
7. Wraps up : ENDS
8. 1956 Ingrid Bergman/Yul Brynner film : ANASTASIA
9. Wheel part : RIM
10. Like used fire irons : SOOTY
11. Earmarks : ALLOTS
12. Entertain a party, in a way : DEEJAY
13. 1998 home run race participant : SOSA
14. Approach clubs : MASHIES
15. Antediluvian : AGEOLD
16. Strip of weapons : UNARM
17. Minister's reading : VERSE
18. City that hosts the world's biggest annual game fair : ESSEN
24. Comply with : OBEY
25. Seasonal yield : CROP
30. At all, in dialect : NOHOW
32. ___ de deux : PAS
34. "Ars Amatoria" writer : OVID
37. Canters leisurely : LOPES
39. Sound heard at equestrian events : CLOP
40. Critter with a lot of teeth : CROC
41. Cache for cash, say : HOMOPHONE
42. Oscar winner for "Little Miss Sunshine" : ALANARKIN
43. Made a misleading move, in football : JUKED
44. Required : ESSENTIAL
46. Like Spam : PRECOOKED
47. Grotesque : UNNATURAL
48. Blog entry : POST
50. Names : CITES
51. "It's the stupidest tea-party I ever was at in all my life!" speaker : ALICE
52. Headed heavenward : ROSE
53. Floorboard problem : ROT
54. WARNING: Improper use could lead to jealousy, treachery and/or war : APPLEOFDISCORD
58. They're sometimes seen in banks : OARS
60. Compulsion : URGE
61. Fictional friend of Peter the goatherd : HEIDI
62. Smallest : LEAST
64. Charitable creation : FUND
65. Notes : MEMOS
66. Certain missile : SCUD
67. Officer's title : SIR
68. "Bewitched" regular Paul : LYNDE
69. Home to many John Constable works, with "the" : TATE
71. Complain loudly : HOWL
72. Really ridiculing : SKEWERING
75. Gainesville athlete : GATOR
76. Attention-getting sign : NEON
79. ___ Beach (California surfing mecca) : REDONDO
81. "I suspected as much!" : AHA
82. Near the center : MEDIAL
83. Shoe part : INSOLE
84. Part of a calf : FIBULA
85. Future C.P.A.'s study : ECON
87. Special creator? : CHEF
88. Muscle woe : SPASM
89. Food in many shapes : PASTA
90. Cross the doorsill : ENTER
92. Actor without lines : EXTRA
93. About to happen : CLOSE
94. Reliable : SOUND
95. Grammy-winning Weird Al Yankovic song : EATIT
97. In the distance : AFAR
99. "Young Frankenstein" role : INGA
101. Kojak's first name : THEO
104. Afflict : AIL
105. Biblical "indeed" : YEA

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